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Senior Software Engineer – Console Project – Scotland

Location: Dundee Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

Reagent Games


OPM are working with a fantastic studio based in Dundee, Scotland who are looking for a skilled and highly committed ‘generalist’ games software engineer to work on a technologically revolutionary project.

They are a highly experienced and versatile games team and they want to add new talent to their group to help take the experience this title will offer to the next level.



  • Work on a range of software systems, involving both new feature development and modification and application of existing systems and middleware.
  • Liaise with the Technical Director to plan development tasks and troubleshoot existing systems.
  • Liaise with development partners and subcontractors to design and develop mutually compatible software solutions.
  • Work closely with customers in design and art teams to establish requirements for user-facing software, and create software meeting the design vision.
  • Optimise systems for performance on multiple platforms.
  • Bug fix across the whole range of software systems in the game.
  • Apply an understanding of gameplay to implement software solutions to game design problems.



Skills and Experience Required:

  • Good BSc or equivalent qualifications or experience in relevant discipline.
  • Proven, professional experience in games or similar applications, on a range of technologies, including shipped titles.
  • Very comfortable with modern games development languages, including C++ and C#.
  • Experience in development using engine middleware (Unreal Engine 4 preferred).
  • Strong communication skills, and ability to meet non-technical staff halfway in discussing solutions.
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task.
  • Highly receptive to feedback, flexible and pragmatic.
  • Experience of working in a publisher-oriented, milestone-driven environment.



Skills/Experience Preferred

  • Substantial PC and console development experience.
  • Some senior engineer or lead experience.
  • Understanding of agile processes and estimation.
  • Understanding of build processes, configuration control and branch management strategies.
  • Experience with physics (esp Havok), third person character behaviours, tools programming, client-server networking, backend systems, UI systems and/or rendering on shipped titles.
  • Experience of live product support, with ongoing releases and patches.




To apply please send a CV to

Max Hurd – Programming Consultant

OPM Response Ltd

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214420


Skype: max.hurd.opm


Twitter:  @MaxHurdOPM


Tagged as: Senior/Lead Programmer

Tags: Senior/Lead Programmer Categories: Programming , Technical


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